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Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, Beijing

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Within a palace that served as the seat of power for the Ming and Qing dynasties, Forbidden City-The Palace Museum houses a massive collection of artifacts that include ceramics, porcelain pieces, paintings, bronzeware, steles, sculptures, and much more. Built in the early 15th century, the palace holds the honor of being a World Heritage Site and contains an unparalleled number of preserved ancient wooden structures. Bring your ID or passport to purchase entry tickets. See Forbidden City-The Palace Museum and all Beijing has to offer by arranging your trip with our Beijing tour planner.
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  • Nice place to visit when you are in Beijing Takes more time It was kinda boring to visit the complete place as it was too sunny 
  • Good place to visit to explore China history in Beijing. Anyone visiting Beijing should not miss this. 
  • This place is just awesome in every respect ! Take your time but try to blot out the hundreds of visitors ! Once you do, and it IS possible, well, I was almost in tears it was SO good! 
  • Grand tourist attraction. Plenty of Chinese history for days. My experience: I bought an Electronic Guide. Big mistake - it gives you around 3 sentences of information at every point around the Forbidden City. Not worth the 40 Yuan. Also, there are many tour guides outside the site offering to take you, you're better off with them.
  • The Palace Museum or Forbidden City is one of the symbol of China. Located in the heart of Beijing or the northern of Tian An Men Square. Ancient Chinese astronomers make the sign of the universe. There are many interesting in Chinese culture. So it should be take more time about 2 or more hours here.
  • Grandiose, definitely worth visiting, it took us 2 hours + (taking photos) to pass through the center passage in a straight direction. In my opinion it takes more than a day to roam around most of the buildings and passages maybe days. Read about it before going to enjoy it more
  • impersive erivisetball .i love the pictures and the place you will love it toooooooooo !!!!!!!!
  • Impressive courtyards and Chinese architecture. Buildings are preserved moderately well. A tour guide was helpful here and provided some good historical context behind the design of the cities. A tourist who loves history could spend days going through the palace. For someone looking to get the gist of the Forbidden Palace and understand what life was like back in ancient China, it might only take 1.5 hours.
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